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[Logbook of the Frances (Ship : 1826-1853) of New Bedford, Mass., mastered by William Swain, Jr., kept by Orson F. Shattuck, on voyage from 4 Sept. 1850-24 Dec. 1852]


Published 1850
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Log, kept by Orson F. Shattuck, relating to a whaling voyage to the South Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans and Okhotsk Sea; 1850 Sept. 2-1852 Dec. 24; Includes descriptions of whales (blackfish, finback, gray, humpback, killer, right, and sperm), and walrus seen or taken, accidents and death at sea, cruelty and punishment on ship, fire on ship, indigenous people, shipboard medicine, shipw

In the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum Research Library


Year 1850
Pages 154
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
Book contributor New Bedford Whaling Museum
Collection newbedfordwhalingmuseum; regionaldigitizationmass; americana
Notes No title page found. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. Envelope on leaf 7 contains a lock of hair. Image omitted.

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